Three Percent #120: Crime and Concept Stores

It’s been a few weeks since the last podcast, but Chad and Tom are back with a over-stuffed episode that starts with a recap of recent events before turning to Barnes & Noble’s plans for their concept stores followed by a lengthy discussion about international crime authors.

Here’s a complete list of articles, authors, and books discussed in this episode:

What Barnes & Noble Doesn’t Get about Independent Bookstores by David Sax;

The 2016 Neustadt Prize (and corresponding article by Chad);

The Point Reyes Indiegogo;

East Bay Booksellers;

Rage by Zygmunt Miłoszewski, translated from the Polish by Antonia Lloyd-Jones;

Giorgio Scerbanenco;

Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö’s Martin Beck series;

Wolf Haas;

Melville House International Crime Series;

The Thief by Fuminori Nakamura, transalted from the Japanese by Satoko Izumo and Stephen Coates;

Six Four by Hideo Yokoyama, translated from the Japanese by Jonathan Lloyd-Davies;

The Borrowed by Chan Ho-Kei, translated from the Chinese by Jeremy Tiang;

The Hermit by Thomas Rydahl, translated from the Danish by K.E. Semmel;

And finally, this is the addiction network commercial that Chad was going on about.

This week’s music is “Dis Generation” from We Got it from Here . . . Thank You 4 Your Service, the new—and final—album by A Tribe Called Quest.

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